29 July 2012, 11:31

China flood's death toll reaches 88

China flood's death toll reaches 88

According to recent data the death toll of the flood in China has reached 88 people, while more than 200 are wounded.

Tens of thousands of people have been compelled to leave their homes in the north and northwest of China due to the Yellow River floods. The authorities are organizing camps for them.

The floods were caused by torrential rain. The water level in some districts of Shansi Province has reached the highest mark since 1989.

Heavy rain has been battering various regions of China since the second half of this month.

TASS

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